Gardai appeal for witnesses to accident in Wicklow town

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Gardai in Wicklow town are appealing for witnesses to an accident in which a 12-year-old girl was struck by a car.

The girl and a friend were crossing the pedestrian crossing on Abbey Street close to the AIB Bank on Sunday the 8th of July at around 4.30pm, a car stopped to let them cross, a car coming in the opposite direction failed to stop and stuck one of the girls, knocking her down.

The driver of the car (a female) got out and asked the girl was she OK and left the scene.

Gardai are keen to speak with the driver of the unidentified car.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident are asked to call Wicklow Garda Station at 0404 67107.

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